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Jack-o'-Lantern Whoopie Pies

Jack-o'-Lantern Whoopie Pies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 16

On the occasion of Halloween treat your guests with these delicious pies made using pumpkin, Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix, and Betty Crocker® icing – a prefect dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookies

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ spice cake mix
1
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup milk
1
egg
1
teaspoon Betty Crocker™ orange gel food color

Filling

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon maple extract
1
tube (4.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ black decorating icing
1
tube (4.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ green decorating icing

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cookie ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Using (2 tablespoon-size) ice cream scoop, drop batter 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets. With damp hands, gently smooth out dough.
  • 2
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter and the cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add powdered sugar; beat until blended. Stir in maple extract.
  • 4
    For each pie, spread about 1 generous tablespoon filling on bottom of 1 cooled cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; gently press cookies together.
  • 5
    Using black decorating icing, pipe jack-o’-lantern faces. Using green decorating icing, pipe jack-o’-lantern stems on tops of pies.

Expert Tips

  • The texture of these pies is exceptionally soft. They’re best stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
313
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
0%
Saturated Fat
8g
0%
Sodium
342mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1/2g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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